Gregg Allman

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John Lum of the Allman Betts Band

Hello Modern Drummers! John Lum here from the Allman Betts Band. You might recognize those names, but more on that later. I was born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri where I had some great musical influences and drumming mentors.…

Modern Drummer
May 30, 2019

On The Beat with John Mader of Hamilton: Talks Versatility and Getting the Gig

Hello Modern Drummers! John Mader here. I’m the drummer on the first national tour of Hamilton. I am thrilled to be speaking to you via MD, as I have been a reader for long time. I have been very fortunate…

Modern Drummer
Sep 28, 2017

Butch Trucks: 1947–2017

In a week that was already rocked by the deaths of Can’s Jaki Liebezeit and Spooky Tooth’s Mike Kellie, the drum world was shaken for a third time by news this morning of the passing of founding Allman Brothers Band…

Modern Drummer
Jan 25, 2017

Steve Potts of Paul Rodgers

Hello, Modern Drummer readers. My name is Steve Potts, and I would like to welcome you to my first blog on the MD website. Now, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I was born in Memphis, Tennessee.…

Modern Drummer
Jun 13, 2014